According to insiders, WAGNER leader Yevgeny Prigozhin’s cancer diagnosis may have led to his decision to launch a coup against Moscow.
Kremlin insiders have now revealed that the leader underwent “years of intensive therapy” for stomach cancer before going into remission and had “nothing to lose” when he faced his former pal Putin last month.
In conversation with his fighters, the warlord is said to have said about his attempted coup: “I’ve gone crazy.”
Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin had vowed to “punish” Russia after blaming the Kremlin for a rocket attack on a Wagner training camp in Bakhmut, Ukraine, that killed dozens.
He called Wagner’s efforts a “march of justice” as they got within 120 kilometers of Moscow last month before abruptly reversing their convoy.
A raid on Prigozhin’s St Petersburg villa earlier this month uncovered documents proving his cancer treatment.
One of the many passports found was in the name of “Dmitry Geiler,” who was a “super VIP” patient at a clinic affiliated with President Vladimir Putin.
Medical equipment was also reportedly found in the raid, leading many to believe it was linked to his previous cancer treatment.
A former Wagner employee felt he had little to lose, saying, “This is awith the stomach and intestines cut out!”
Last week, police raided Prigozhin’s mansion, turning up pictures of gold bars, weapons and framed photos of severed heads.
They also unveiled a closet full of wigs and pictures of Prigozhin in a variety of comical disguises.
Recent rumors about Prigozhin are similar to those of Putin being treated for a serious cancer.
Rumors have persisted that the 70-year-old bully is “seriously ill” – fueled by his bloated face and shaking legs.
Explosive spy documents leaked to the Sun appear to confirm that Putin has pancreatic cancer and early-stage Parkinson’s.
It also emerged that Putin ordered Prigozhin to assassinate Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky just days after the warlord’s failed coup.
Yevgeny Prigozhin was set to go into exile as part of a deal to halt his advance on Moscow – but was secretly welcomed to the Kremlin late last month.
And now he could be trying to commit a “great atrocity” on behalf of Putin — which could include a mission to “retrieve the head of Volodymyr Zelenskyy,” they say.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed today that Putin held talks with Prigozhin on June 29.
The sensational duel came five days after a column of Wagner mercenaries came close to overthrowing the regime and taking Russia to the abyss.
According to reports, Putin has begun purging senior generals suspected of having prior knowledge of the coup attempt.